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2020 Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference SDC2020

Michael Prather | - 02/24/2020
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2020 Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference SDC2020: Resilience in the face of challenges… just one of the topics of interest being covered at SDC2020. Taking place from March 10-13 at the Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte, North Carolina, the event will see almost 3,000 delegates from all over the world gather to share the most up-to-date operational information, network with new vendors and suppliers, and discuss the challenges currently facing the industry.

SDC2020 will feature over 500 exhibitors (be sure to visit UAS booth 1817!) as well as courses and educational sessions. For more information on this NBAA event, click here.

There are three gateways to Charlotte: Charlotte Douglas International, Charlotte-Monroe Executive, and Concord-Padgett Regional Airports. There are also plenty of accommodation and ground transport options available.

Charlotte Douglas International Airport

  • ICAO: KCLT
  • IATA: CLT
  • Coordinates: n35-12.8/w080-56.9
  • Elevation: 748 ft.
  • Magnetic variation: 07w
  • Opening hours: 24/7
  • Location: 4kms outside the city center

Operational information

  • TSA waiver may be required for landing rights
  • FBO facilities are available
  • Slots are not required
  • CIQ comes with landing rights
  • Jet A1 and Avgas are available
  • There are no significant NOTAMs at this time

Ground transport

  • All major rental car companies operate from this airport
  • Bus and taxi services are available
  • Chauffeur service can be arranged through UAS or your local handler

Accommodation 

Hotels close to the airport:

  • Sheraton Charlotte Airport
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Charlotte Airport
  • Holiday Inn Charlotte Airport & Conference Center
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Charlotte Airport
  • Hilton Garden Inn Charlotte Airport
  • Doubletree by Hilton Charlotte Airport

Hotels downtown:

  • The Westin Charlotte
  • Residence Inn by Marriott Charlotte Uptown
  • Hilton Charlotte City Center
  • Omni Charlotte Hotel
  • Embassy Suites by Charlotte Uptown
  • The Ritz-Carlton Charlotte
  • Charlotte Marriott City Center

Concord-Padgett Regional Airport

  • ICAO: KJQF 
  • IATA: JQF 
  • Coordinates: n35-23.3/w080-42.5
  • Elevation: 704 ft.
  • Magnetic variation: 06w
  • Opening hours: 0700-2300l
  • Location: Concord, approximately 15 miles outside Charlotte

Operational information

  • TSA waiver may be required for landing rights
  • Slots are not required
  • Jet A1 and Avgas are available
  • There are no significant NOTAMs at this time

Ground transport

  • Avis, Enterprise, Hertz operate from this airport
  • Taxi services are available
  • Chauffeur service can be arranged through UAS or your local handler

Accommodation

  • Hilton Garden Inn Charlotte/Concord
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Concord/Charlotte
  • Springhill Suites by Marriott Charlotte/Concord
  • Residence Inn by Marriott Charlotte/Concord
  • Embassy Suites by Hilton Charlotte/Concord
  • Courtyard by Marriott Charlotte Concord

Charlotte-Monroe Executive Airport

  • ICAO: KEQY
  • IATA: EQY
  • Coordinates: n35-01.0/w080-37.3
  • Elevation: 683 ft.
  • Magnetic variation: 06w
  • Opening hours: 24/7
  • Location: Monroe, approximately 21 miles outside Charlotte

Operational information

  • TSA waiver may be required for landing rights
  • Slots are not required
  • Jet A1 and Avgas are available
  • There are no significant NOTAMs at this time

Ground transport

  • Avis, Enterprise, Hertz operate from this airport
  • Taxi services are available
  • Chauffeur service can be arranged through UAS or your local handler

Accommodation

  • Hampton Inn Charlotte/Monroe
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Monroe
  • Best Western Inn & Suites Monroe

For support with your flight operations to 2020 Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference SDC2020, contact UAS Americas 

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